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A class of the phylum Mollusca that includes the snails, whelks, slugs, and limpets.
[gastro- + G. pous (pod-), foot]
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Univalves, like snails, use their radula, a tongue-like structure with teeth, to scrape up food.
Mammal, fish, bird, reptile, univalve and bivalve species have been identified (TABLES 2 & 3).